Paul Harvey's The Rest of the Story - Study Guide Chapters 48-52 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 48 tells the story of "The Last Case of Henri Latour." Latour is a detective in France who seems like a real-life Sherlock Holmes. In his last case, he frees an innocent man charged with murdering and robbing an elderly couple. Additional information leads to the arrest of the right man. Upon closing his last case, Latour retreats to life as a recluse. After his death, the world learned that the man guilty of the crime had been Latour's son.

Harvey tells the "Horatio Alger Story" in Chapter 49. Alger is famous for his rags to riches fiction stories and Harvey shows that Alger lives the story himself. At age 16, he passes Harvard's entrance exams. Since his family can't afford to pay, he must work his way through college. His perseverance pays off, but the rest of this story is that he died broke.

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